Eligibility Requirements

The National Forum on Family Philanthropy is specifically designed for giving families. Registration is open to individual current and potential donors, family members, trustees and staff of family foundations, community foundation donors, single family offices, and staff and advisors of community foundation subscribers to NCFP’s Family Philanthropy Network and a staff member of regional philanthropy serving organization who are NCFP Family Philanthropy Online subscribers. See the Registration tab for details.

Consultants and philanthropic advisors are eligible to attend ONLY through a Sponsorship or with a foundation family member – please see the Sponsorship tab and call NCFP for details. Representatives of banks, financial institutions and all other for-profit entities are eligible to attend ONLY through Sponsorship – please see the Sponsorship tab or contact Rick Schneider at Rick@ncfp.org to learn more.

Questions about eligibility? If you are unsure whether you are eligible to attend the National Forum, call 202.293.3424 or email ncfp@ncfp.org for assistance prior to registering. Please note: if you register and are not eligible to attend, a $150 fee will be deducted from your refund to cover processing costs.

To create an environment for safe, candid discussions and peer-to-peer networking and conversation, registration will be capped at 450 registrants.

Become a Friend of the Family

NCFP remains the only national nonprofit organization dedicated exclusively to families who give and those that work with them. As a Friend you will enjoy the early discounted registration rates,  Friends benefits, and join your colleagues at this special event. Through their annual support, NCFP Friends of the Family receive access to our preeminent research, staff, peer networks, and monthly family philanthropy webinars. Friends of the Family are  a vibrant network of giving families who work together to maximize their impact. Learn more about Friends of the Family benefits.

Contact Maureen at Maureen@ncfp.org or click here to learn more.

Join the Community Foundations Family Philanthropy Network

The Community Foundations Family Philanthropy Network provides unique programming, connections, and resources for geographically-based community foundations to help you more effectively serve your donors and families. This group is led by an advisory committee of your peers and driven through peer learning. Network members exchange ideas, tools, stories, and effective practices through Spark Session webinars, monthly topical calls, and a private Toolbox collection of curated family philanthropy resources. Network members are the only community foundations that may attend NCFP’s National Forum on Family Philanthropy and the special in-depth skill-building Workshop solely for community foundation staff. We offer new members a two-year, discounted Introductory package to get familiar with the Network and resources for your staff and donor families.

Contact Katie at katie@ncfp.org or click here to learn more.